Cheryl Ganz will speak at the Milcopex Awards Banquet on
"Ten Reasons to Exhibit Philately"
The Milcopex Banquet Cocktail Hour will be held at 5:30 pm on Saturday, September 26, 2015.
The Banquet will follow at 6:00 p.m.
Cheryl also will be conducting a signing for her book,
"Every Stamp Tells a Story"
at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2015
|Cheryl R. Ganz is a Smithsonian
Institution Curator Emerita following her retirement as the Chief Curator
of Philately at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum and as lead curator
of the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery, the world's largest postage stamp
gallery. She currently serves on the USPS Citizen's Stamp Advisory
Committee, the committee that selects subjects and approves designs for
U.S. postage stamps.
Cheryl specializes in zeppelin memorabilia and mail worldwide, especially from U.S. airships, the 1933 Graf Zeppelin Chicago flight, and Hindenburg. Ganz earned a PhD in U.S. history from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her publications include Pots of Promise: Mexicans and Pottery at Hull-House, 1920-40; The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress; Delivering Hope: FDR & Stamps of the Great Depression; Fire & Ice: Hindenburg and Titanic; Pacific Exchange: China & U.S. Mail; and Every Stamp Tells a Story: The National Philatelic Collection.
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